Live and Let Live

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Live and Let Live  (1837) 
by Catharine Maria Sedgwick
(transcription project)

LIVE AND LET LIVE


OR,


DOMESTIC SERVICE ILLUSTRATED



BY THE AUTHOR OF

"HOPE LESLIE", "THE LINWOODS", "THE POOR

RICH MAN AND THE RICH POOR MAN", &c.


"And whereas the Turkish spy says he kept no servant because he would not have an enemy in his house, I hired mine because I would have a friend".-- Cowper


NEW-YORK


HARPER & BROTHERS, 82 CLIFF-ST.


1837

TO MY YOUNG COUNTRYWOMEN

THE FUTURE MINISTERS OF THE CHARITIES OF HOME,

THIS VOLUME IS DEDICATED
BY THEIR SINCERE FRIEND,

THE AUTHOR. 

CONTENTS.


Sin the Parent of Want
Page
 
 9
The least of two Evils 13
Looking for a Place 18
Leaving Home 34
Going to Service 43
More Rules than right 53
To cure, or to endure?—that is the Question  72
Reform 93
Bona fide 100
The Visit Home 106
All goes wrong 110
The Scene changes 121
Charlie's Mother 132
"Call again!" 141
Truth and Falsehood 152
A Detection 158
False Appearances 165
A new Friend 174
A Happy Family 181
A Day at Mrs. Hyde's 192
Truth will Prevail 204
The Conclusion 211
This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.